About Adams & Adams

Adams & Adams has a longstanding commitment to assisting our clients find the most effectual solutions for their legal problems – from the routine to the most complex.

Founded in 1907, the firm maintains the unchanging precept of its founding partners Eustace and Harry Adams in 1907 – to provide a contextual approach to our client’s business needs and legal issues. 

As Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest IP firm and a Commercial, Property and Litigation Practice which is among the major players in South Africa, the firm is strategically positioned to represent clients across a full spectrum of industries. This is evidenced in our client base which includes corporates and individuals from the Forbes 500 list, as well as some of Africa’s most recognised brands.

Our 67 partners, more than 130 qualified attorneys and over 470 support staff, combine to bring a century’s worth of experience, a strategic understanding of current issues, along with a progressive perspective into emerging issues when providing our clients with a unique legal solution.

Our knowledge, skills and approach have seen the firm awarded numerous accolades by international and local publications.

Headquartered in Pretoria, the firm also has offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Our extensive African footprint sees us located in 14 countries on the continent.  The firm is poised to expand our presence in Africa as the opportunity arises.

Leading companies think globally, and the firm has an international network of attorneys available to provide a legal solutions anywhere in the world.

Throughout our development, the firm has sought to grow intelligently to meet our clients' requirements, without outgrowing them. Today, we pride ourselves on being large enough to properly staff each matter, but small enough to continue to provide close, personal attention to each client. Quite literally, Adams & Adams exists to serve its clients.

  • Founded
    January, 1907
  • Industry
  • Type
    Private Company
  • Reach
  • Size
    500 to 999

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  • Lynnwood Bridge
  • 4 Daventry Street
  • Lynnwood Manor
  • Pretoria
  • South Africa
  • 0080
Tel: 012 432 6000